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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Colonel James Gregory Hodges. (search)
Colonel James Gregory Hodges. Address By Judge James F. Crocker, Before Stonewall Camp, Confederate Veterans, Portsmouth, Va., June 18th, 1909. James Gregory Hodges was born in Portsmouth, Va., on the 25th day of December, 1828. His father was Gen. John Hodges. Gen. Hodges was one of the most noted citizens of Norfolk county for his high character, intelligence, wealth, social position and for his public services. For a number of years he was a member of the county court. He served in the General Assembly of Virginia. In the war of 1812 he, as captain, commanded a company attached to the Thirtieth regiment of the third requisition for the State of Virginia, commanded by Maj. Dempsey Veale, and mustered into the service of the United States on the 26th of April, 1813, at the camp near Fort Nelson, situated on what is known as the Naval Hospital Point. This regiment was engaged in the battle of Craney Island. He subsequently held the commission of colonel of the Seventh regim
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Another story of the Crater battle. (search)
, 1905. Editor of The Times-Dispatch: Sir,—The enclosed account of the charge of Mahone's Brigade at the battle of The Crater, Saturday, July 30th, 1864, written by Major William H. Etheredge, who commanded the Forty-first Regiment of Virginia, of that brigade, will prove interesting just now to many survivors. This was a personal letter to me in March, 1892, and I have not had until recently, his permission to publish it. Very truly yours, George J. Rogers. Great Bridge, Norfolk county, Va., March 23rd, 1892. Captain George J. Rogers: My Dear friend.—Your favor of the 16th instant came to hand on Saturday, 19th, and I can say it gave me genuine pleasure. At your request, I will undertake to give a description of the battle of the Crater on the suburbs of the city of Petersburg, July 30th, 1864. Colonel Parham, as you know, was wounded at the first battle of Malvern Hill in 1862, which rendered him unfit for duty, and Lieutenant Colonel Minetree was wounded on th